Healthy Families NZ

Tricky tips for healthier chips

Tricky tips for healthier chips

Healthy Families Rotorua connected local Rotorua businesses and organisations with the Chip Group, who train operators with techniques and tips for cooking deep fried food particularly fried chips. Te Arawa Fisheries Ltd provided the location for this...
A Maramataka wananga

A Maramataka wananga

A Maramataka wananga will be held on Sunday 6th August 2017 at Tarewa Pounamu (Taharangi) Marae. This one day event will connect experts with the community to share their knowledge of Maramataka and how it can influence our wai, kai and rongoa system....
Ka Pai Kai launches

Ka Pai Kai launches

Rotorua students will soon have the opportunity to have healthy and affordable lunches delivered to school through the collaborative efforts of the social enterprise programme, Ka Pai Kai Rotorua. The pilot programme will be delivered by Healthy Families...
Volunteers Wanted!

Volunteers Wanted!

Healthy Families Rotorua have had a great response to their search for partners to trial the Ka Pai Kai programme which offers affordable, healthy school lunches in Rotorua. They have been inundated with many kohanga reo, early childhood centres, kura...
Ka Pai Kai Rotorua

Ka Pai Kai Rotorua

Healthy Families Rotorua is looking for partners to trial offering affordable, healthy school lunches in Rotorua. Registered nutritionist and project lead Jasmin Jackson says the plan is to have the lunches, priced between $2.50 and $5, being prepped...
Welcome Mapihi!

Welcome Mapihi!

Healthy Families Rotorua welcomed their new manager Mapihi Rahuruhi to their team in October. Mapihi, who has Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāti Makino, Ngāti Kea/Tuara and Ngāti Waiora whakapapa, has returned home to Rotorua after several years in Wellington where...
Health & Wellness Award Winners!

Health & Wellness Award Winners!

Healthy Families Rotorua would like to congratulate Ngongotaha Early Learning Centre on winning the inaugural Health & Wellness category in the Westpac Rotorua Business Excellence Awards held on October 15. We would also like to acknowledge the other...
Food & Social Enterprise: a showcase event! 

Food & Social Enterprise: a showcase event! 

Some of the most outstanding and inspiring entrepreneurs in the country will share their stories at a free seminar in Rotorua this month. A Food & Social Enterprise – Showcase Event, featuring six speakers from successful school and community-based...
Big Win for Rotorua

Big Win for Rotorua

A Rotorua Lakes Council community facility has helped secure a major win in the battle against SSBs (sugar sweetened beverages) and unhealthy vending machines. The Rotorua Aquatic Centre, which housed the biggest selling Coke vending machines in the Bay...
Healthy Families Nutritionist selected to take part in international leadership programme

Healthy Families Nutritionist selected to take part in international leadership programme

Huge congratulations to Healthy Families Rotorua nutritionist and health promoter Jasmin Jackson who is one of just 20 nutritionists from across NZ, Australia and the Pacific Islands selected to take part in the Oceanic Nutrition Leadership Programme...